Re: Magic Lantern - The FBI's viral key-logger

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Sat Jan 05 2002 - 18:29:31 MST

Phil Osborn wrote:

> How do you know that the browser you use isn't already spying on you? The source for the Netscape browsers has been out there for some time. Have you decompiled your browser to check for back doors? I would be amazed if there weren't trojan browsers out there, waiting for the right signature to tell them to start sending everything to whereever.

There are ways to be sure but they are too seldom used. I
personally plan to spend significant time using anonymous
internet mechanisms as fast as I can find, build and convert to
them - especially for communication of opinions that some
overzealous "protector" might consider actionable.

- samantha

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